Religion In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

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The Book “A Raisin in the Sun “ by Lorraine Hansberry , have many different events. Religion plays an important role in the character’s lives. People in real life have their own beliefs and in the book the reader can notice that Beneatha does not consider that God is important in her life. So Lena (Mama) argues with her saying that God should be more salient in her life. Therefore, there is a connection with this situation and the reader’s mind. Some people may assume that everything happens for a reason thanks to God, but other people are confident that everything happens thanks to their own effort.

Beneatha wants to become a Doctor. She employs her own effort to finally show to her family that she can accomplish her goals by herself. Mama is galvanized when Beneatha announces her thinking about God : “Beneatha Mama, you don’t understand. It’s all a matter of ideas, and God is just one idea I don’t accept. It’s not important. I am not going out and be immoral or commit crimes because I don’t believe in God” (Hansberry 51). Not to mention, Beneatha is saying that she does not have faith in God and relies on herself, express that she is independent , and does not need God to solve all her problems or do the work that she has to do. When Beneatha expresses her dislike for God Mama beliefs God has an important role in her life accordingly, God should be more salient in her life.
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